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In my study of this area I found another proof of the functional equation using the theta function which I found much more intuitive than the complex integration method. This might help youit helped me when I got to that part of the book. Just to be clear, g is holomorphic is at the origin but it is a meromorphic function globally since it has poles at 2 finction i edwardz.

Yes, but the singularity at the origin is removable i. Use of this site constitutes acceptance of our User Agreement and Privacy Policy. All posts and comments should be directly related to mathematics. Please read the FAQ before posting. It’s the jump between the second and third lines that confuses me.

Just google “Riemann zeta functional equation proof with theta function” and you should find some notes on it. Welcome to Functio, the front page of the internet.

I recommend posting this type of question to math stackexchange if you haven’t already. To be clear, there is nothing wrong with posting this sort of thing here, it’s just that I think you would be more likely to get good responses there. Everything about X – every Wednesday. Also if you could direct me to any good resources about Fourier inversion because I don’t know anything about that and that’s what comes right after this in the Edwards book. If you can’t find it but are interested I can send a copy to you.


If there’s a different proof I’d love to take a look at it. Submit a new text post.

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TeX all cunction things Chrome extension configure inline math to use [ ; ; ] delimiters. This includes reference requests – also see our lists of recommended books fnuction free online resources. The book has a second proof which involves the theta function, is that what you meant? MathJax userscript userscripts need Greasemonkey, Tampermonkey or similar. But if I remember correctly that proof should have been given just a few pages before where you are now.

Edwafds second proof of the functional equation did make a lot more sense than the first, but this was the only real problem I hadn’t understanding the first. Become a Redditor and subscribe to one of thousands of communities. General political debate is not permitted. Here is a more recent thread with book recommendations.

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Reading H. M. Edwards’ “Riemann’s Zeta Function;” Can someone explain this part to me? : math

Please be polite and civil when commenting, and always follow reddiquette. This is a tough book to get through but well worth the struggle to understand the rich theory behind Riemann Zeta.

Log in or sign up in seconds. I’d recommend you have a look for that, since appreciating the functional equation is a really important step in this theory. Want to add to the discussion? I’ve read Edouard Goursat’s Functions of a Complex Variable awesome book by the way so I know what the Cauchy integral formula is, but I can’t see how it applies here, or how you would use it to get from one line to the next.


Riemann’s Zeta Function

Edwards’ “Riemann’s Zeta Function;” Can someone explain this wdwards to me? I know someone else has answered this question so I won’t answer it again. Here, the z – a in the statement of Cauchy is just the y that appears below the dy.

What Are You Working On? It would work out nicely otherwise. Submit a new link.

This subreddit is for discussion of mathematical links and questions. The user base is a lot larger, and the site is specifically designed for answering this sort of question. I don’t know if this is appropriate for this subreddit since there’s rules against posts about learning math, but it’s not a homework question or a practice problem, just something I’m reading on my own, and I’d really like an answer so I can understand the ewdards of the functional equation.

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